Psychology & Psychiatry

Protecting the mental state of health care workers

Nurses help millions of people address their physical and mental health. But who makes sure the nurses' health is taken care of? Dr. Farzan Sasangohar, associate professor in the Wm Michael Barnes '64 Department of Industrial ...

Medications

Can you get addicted to melatonin?

Can you be addicted to chocolate? What about Pilates or checking your email? Although many of us use the word "addiction" fairly casually, from a medical perspective it requires meeting very specific criteria, and melatonin ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Shift workers can't all adjust to a night shift, research finds

Scientists at the University of Warwick, jointly with those at Université Paris-Saclay, Inserm and Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (France), have challenged the widespread belief that shift workers adjust to the night ...

Health

Rotating night shifts may hamper healthy aging

Rotating night shift work is associated with a decreased probability of healthy aging among U.S. female nurses, according to a study published online May 4 in JAMA Network Open.

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